2019 USA CULTURAL & BASKETBALL EXPERIENCE TOUR

Want to be part of the Brisbane Adventist College inaugural USA Cultural and Basketball Tour?

Tour: San Francisco and Los Angeles  

Tour dates: Wednesday December 4 to Thursday December 19, 2019

Using sport as a vehicle for great opportunities, BAC students will travel to the USA to take part in a cultural and basketball tour to San Francisco and Los Angeles. 

For 16 days, students will have experiences in places of sporting and cultural significance. 

This outstanding biennial opportunity is offered to students from Years 10 to 12.

WHO CAN GO ON THE TRIP?

The group will consist of:

  • two BAC representative basketball teams – 12 boys and 12 girls (chosen primarily from Years 10 to 12 with the possible inclusion of talented Junior Secondary basketballers)
  • an additional group of 10 boys/girls from Years 10 to 12 (not necessarily sporty)
  • Parents wishing to accompany their child
  • Teachers and coaches
  • HOW MUCH IS THE TRIP?

    Payment schedule at a glance (per student) 

    DEPOSIT: $500, due Monday 11 February 2019 

    INSTALMENT 2: $1500, due Monday 13 May 2019 

    INSTALMENT 3: $2000, due Monday 22 July 2019

    FINAL INSTALMENT (4): $2000, due Monday 16 September 2019.

    TOTAL approx. cost: $6000

    *If parents are interested in joining us on this tour, there will be an extra cost of approx. $600 per adult added to the total.

    PLEASE NOTE: Payment plans are available by contacting business manager Lance Usher: lusher@bac.qld.edu.au

    WHAT IS THE SELECTION PROCESS?

    The final group of students will be selected in consultation with coaches and teachers. Criteria includes:

  • fitness and skills testing (athletes only)
  • strength and conditioning (athletes only)
  • behaviour, effort (EPA) and academic (GPA) standards (all students)
  • HOW DO I START THE SELECTION PROCESS 

    Start the process right now. Time and numbers are limited.

    STEP 1: Download the PDF (below) and read all about the study tour 

    STEP 2: Print out the EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM and fill it in (attached to the PDF) 

    STEP 3: Hand in your Expression of Interest to Secondary Reception or scan the document and send it to Mr Lama on alama@bac.qld.edu.au

    STEP 4: Any further questions? Contact Mr LAMA: 0410 437 624 | alama@bac.qld.edu.au

    STEP 5: Begin the selection process. If you are an athlete, you will go through a series of trials (beginning THURSDAY, JANUARY 31). The additional 10 students will be selected by a panel.

    STEP 6: Pay the first deposit by Monday, February 11. The payment schedule is listed on the expression of interest form.